Cooking up Economic Development for Rural NM

Something is stirring at the Mixing Bowl, the community commercial kitchen at the South Valley Economic Development Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This small food business incubator will celebrate a decade of success in 2015 by asking the New Mexico State legislature to fund development of a dozen other similar kitchens throughout the state. If funded, the La Cocina Initiative will help a dozen existing, underutilized commercial kitchens in rural communities in New Mexico build out programming based on the successful Mixing Bowl model.

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